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Pediatrics ATI safe admin of meds
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What affects drug sensitivity in infants and children?
organ system immaturity
Newborns and young infants may have an intense and prolonged response to
Meds administered by IM are absorbed slowly in
newborns, but faster in infants
You must have reduced dosages of meds that are eliminated by the renal system because
newborns have limited renal excretion ability.
What are ped dosages based on?
body weight, BSA, and maturation of body organs.
What are the 6 rights of med administration?
1. right client
2. right med
3. right dose
4. right time
5. right route
6. right documentation
What route is considered the preferred route for med admin in children
Should you mix medications with enteral feedings?
When administering medications via a feeding tube be sure to
flush the tubing with warm water before and after each med
The rectal route for meds is considered a substitute for which route?
Which way should you cut the suppository for partial dosing?
Sub Q injection sites and common uses
upper arm abdomen, anterior thigh.
insulin admin, allergy desensitization, hormone replacement, immunization
Intradermal injection uses
local anesthetic, TB skin test, allergy testing
The vastus latereralis site is usually recommended for children under the age of
After 2 years of age what is the preferred site for IMs?
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